Loree A. Nelson is a member of BrownWinick and focuses on the areas of civil litigation and trial work. She has a general insurance defense practice, which includes, but is not limited to, medical malpractice, professional licensing issues, personal injury matters. Much of Loree’s time is spent assisting health care providers through various legal issues. She also provides expertise to individuals in both complex and “simple” litigation, understanding that no lawsuit is ever a “simple” matter. Loree has successfully tried many cases before juries around the state of Iowa.
Before becoming an attorney, Loree worked in a hospital setting, initially providing direct patient care and then working in an administrative capacity. Her extensive experience in the health care field prepared her well to defend doctors, hospitals and chiropractors, as well as health care administrators. Loree’s background also provides her with a good basis for understanding personal injuries and the medicine behind them. Loree works with a team of attorneys and paralegals devoted to serving as advocates for their clients, both inside and outside the health care arena.
Loree graduated from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska, with an Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy, in 1977 and received her B.S., magna cum laude, in Health Care Administration from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, in 1985. In 1994, Loree received her J.D. from Drake University Law School. She was a member of the Drake Law Review, and she was a member of the Order of the Coif.
Loree was admitted to the Iowa bar in 1994 and is admitted to the United States District Courts, Northern and Southern District of Iowa, along with the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. She is a member of the Iowa State, Polk County and American Bar Associations, along with the Iowa Defense Counsel Association. Loree currently serves as a member of the Iowa State Bar's Grievance Commission.